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Fables de La Fontaine

By de La Fontaine, Jean

Ancienne Librairie Furne, Combet et Cie Paris HB Undated. With an introduction by C.-A. Sainte-Beuve, engravings by T. Johannot. Text in French. Bound in red leather a little marked and sunned, with a school crest (The Grange, Folkstone) to the front board, raised bands to the spine with gold decorative compartments, spine edges strengthened with japanese paper, gold decorative band to board edges, marbled end-papers, marbling to edge of page-block, neat ink inscription to prelims, some age-mottling to tissue guarded frontis, pages yellowed, tissue-guarded engravings all present, clean, tight and sound, a handsome book. 393pp 0

$58.24

Greeks Bearing Gifts

By Evslin, Bernard

Four Winds Press New York 1976 HB Illustrated by Lucy Martin Bitzer VG in edge-worn, neatly mended, marked DJ, not price-clipped. 324pp 0

$19.24

The Legend of Ulysses

By Brown, Roy F. illus. Mario Logli and Gabrielle Santini

Paul Hamlyn London 1965 HB A faithful retelling of the Odyssey, illustrated in full colour, with map endpapers. In the series Adventures from History. VG, cover slightly faded, in edge-worn but generally sound, price-clipped, DJ 80pp 0

$22.85

The Lusiads

By Camoens, Luis Vaz de

Penguin Classics Harmondsworth 1952 PB The national epic of Portugal, translated by William C Atkinson. Good - cover marked and worn, pages yellowed. 249pp 0

$8.42

Delphi and the Sacred Way

By Lewis, Neville

Michael Haag London 1987 PB A history and guide book. Cover just a little edge-worn, generally VG 200pp 0

$13.23

The Finest Legends of the Rhine

By Rulend, Wilhelm

Hoursch & Bechsedt Koln-Ehrenfeld 1st HB An undated collection of stories set on the Rhine, in a rather clunky translation, but a pretty little book. VG in worn and marked but generally good DJ 125pp 0

$12.02

Svenska Landsmal och Svenskt Folkliv

By journal

P A Norstedt & Soner Stockholm 1950 PB Swedish folklore review; in Swedish. Cover a little worn, some pages uncut, good. 274pp 0

$8.42

From Servitude to Freedom - Manumission in the Senonais in the 13th Century

By Jordan, William Chester

University of Pennsylvania Press Philadelphia 1st 1986 HB The causes and consequences of the freeing of serfs in medieval France VG in VG DJ 149pp 0

$30.02